"PHP 5.2, the latest version of the popular open source
scripting language, is set to be released this Thursday, Zend
Technologies Co-Founder Andi Gutmans said on Tuesday.
"Speaking at the Zend/PHP Conference & Expo, Gutmans said
the 5.2 release would have significant performance improvements and
a security extension. Also featured is better AJAX (Asynchronous
extensions. Zend is involved in development of the core PHP